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  • Wal-Mart Balks at Hurdle to Deal These changes sped up the company's ability to offer new products and tweak food flavors and ingredients—-such as changing the chicken in a line of Asian frozen meals to white meat only, which doubled sales.

    Sam's Club Buoys Retail Giant

  • The move sent prices for cigarettes in New York City up to about $11 a pack, immediately creating an economic hardship for all of the Alex Balks in the region and making it necessary to present a credit history and proof of employment if you wanted to cadge a cigarette on the street.

    New York Bagel Tax Has Residents Enraged

  • Balks when it tries to see the interwoven dovetailing

    OpEdNews - Diary: Looking Glass Universe

  • North Koreans Balks on Nuclear Deal North Korea said it has suspended work to disable its nuclear reactor in anger over Washington's failure to remove it from the U.S. list of terror sponsors.

    The Big Muddy

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Hezbollah Balks At Withdrawal From the South

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: House Ready, Senate Balks on Patriot Act

  • The evidence of the inscriptions on "Balks and beams" in old manorial dwellings is especially to be suspected.

    Notes and Queries, Number 18, March 2, 1850

  • (No. 18.p. 279.) have put me in mind of two cases which in some degree confirm the necessity for his caution respecting pronouncing definitively on the authenticity of old inscriptions, and especially those on "Balks and Beams" in old manorial dwellings.

    Notes and Queries, Number 30, May 25, 1850

  • I see the Pyrenees, Balks, Carpathians—and to the north the Dofrafields, and off at sea Mount Hecla;

    Salut au Monde

  • Balks make winter firing when coal is dear and money scarce.

    A Poor Man's House


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